Sylvania in Screven County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hq. Right Wing (Howard) and Hq. 15th Corps (Osterhaus) were across the Ogeechee River beyond Cameron. Hq. Left Wing (Slocum) and Hq. 20th Corps (Williams) were on the Middle Ground road S of Sylvania. Hq. 14th Corps was near Jacksonboro, on the old Augusta-Savannah road N of Sylvania.
Next day, Gen. Sherman advanced to Oliver where a Confederate Force was entrenching.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 124-24A.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 34.004′ N, 81° 39.119′ W. Marker is in Sylvania, Georgia, in Screven County. Marker is at the intersection of Effingham Highway (State Highway 17) and Jarrell Pond Rd, on the right when traveling south on Effingham Highway. Touch for map. Located approximately 3 miles southeast of US 301/Ga 73 intersection with Ga 17. Marker is in this post office area: Sylvania GA 30467, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. The March to the Sea (approx. 3½ miles away); Cooperville (approx. 3½ miles away); Louisville Road (approx. 3½ miles away); Old Savannah Road (approx. 4.4 miles away); Union Meeting House (approx. 4.4 miles away); New Hope Methodist Church (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named Union Meeting House (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Confederate Line (approx. 7½ miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,305 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.